Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas launches on Malaysia’s southeastern coastline

Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas

Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas, Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas’ first luxury hotel in Malaysia, has opened its doors to visitors to the golden shores of Malaysia’s south-eastern coastline.

The upscale property is located along a pristine 17-kilometre beachfront facing the South China Sea, in a new high-end resort development nestled in lush tropical gardens.

For those who seek a superior holiday experience that is personalised to their preferences, the new-build resort offers a serene luxury seaside escape where adventurous voyagers and armchair travellers alike can enjoy first class services – from plush contemporary surroundings to gourmet meals and bespoke experiences.

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Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas houses 108 guestrooms, including 13 stand-alone double storey luxurious one- and two-bedroom pool villas which are located around a lagoon. Their design draws heavily from traditional kampong houses that are designed to suit the tropical Malaysian climate.

Five expansive family sized three- and four-bedroom residences offer guests utmost privacy with infinity pools, spacious contemporary living areas, full kitchens and chef and butler services.

As for its F&B offering, the resort’s signature alfresco beachfront restaurant, Sea.Fire.Salt., specialises in succulent grilled seafood and steaks served beachside, poolside or adjacent to a show kitchen, where diners can enjoy the action as the chefs demonstrate their culinary flair. The Turmeric restaurant serves authentic local Malaysian fare and delicious Thai, Chinese and international cuisine, while the elevated Observatory Bar is set to become everyone’s favourite hangout spot, enjoying 360-degree views of the lush resort and ocean and an extensive range of top vintages, spirits and imported cigars.

Facilities include two swimming pools, the signature Anantara Spa and a fully equipped health and fitness centre,

Desaru Coast, Malaysia’s rising-star luxury resort destination, is located in Johor Darul Ta’zim and spans over 16 square kilometres. It is easily accessible via a 45-minute drive from Malaysia’s Senai International Airport (JHB) and a two-hour drive from Singapore.